Details about Collection of 3 early PIRATED or LIMITED EDITIONS by OSCAR WILDESee original listing
“Three separately published volumes. Good sound copies, with some visual flaws as described in ”... Read more
16 May, 2014 00:12:26 BST
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LONDON, London, United Kingdom
|Seller notes:||“Three separately published volumes. Good sound copies, with some visual flaws as described in listing.”|
|Format:||Disbound||Date of Publication:||1900-1949|
Author: WILDE (OSCAR) [1854-1900].
A collection of three separately published volumes, details as follows:
(1) The Ballad of Reading Gaol By C. 3. 3 . [Oscar Wilde]. London: Leonard Smithers, 1899 [but in fact 1904]. 8vo. [viii],31,pp. §A pirated edition. Contrary to the imprint the book was published in 1904.
Original two-tone cloth, gilt lettering. Slight foxing to prelims. Contemporary owner's ink initials to recto of final free endpaper. Two inch split to cloth of spine at lower edge, and some wear to spine ends. Some darkening to spine. In other respects, a very good copy.
(2) A Woman of No Importance. [No publisher]: Paris, 1903. 8vo. [xvi],154pp. Number 30 of a numbered edition of 250 copies. Original pinkish-brown cloth, gilt lettering. Contemporary owner's ink initials to front free endpaper. Scattered foxing throughout, more heavily so to preliminaries where it is quite heavy. Surface splashes to boards - to upper board in particular. In other respects, a very good copy.
(3) Lady Windermere's Fan: A Play about a Good Woman. [No publisher]: Paris, 1903. 8vo. [xvi],132pp. One of a numbered edition of 250 copies (this copy unnumbered). Original pinkish-brown cloth, gilt lettering. Contemporary owner's ink initials to front free endpaper. Half-title and last leaf rather browned. Slight discoloration to covers. In other respects, a very good copy.
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